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Album Review

The Lucksmiths' first album comes to the folky warmth of Belle and Sebastian from a jangling Australian perspective, tossing out one unassuming and wonderfully written pop tune after another. While a few of the album's tracks are a little too chirpy for their own good ("Punchlines"), others are engaging, dead-on, and spinning-clean melodies over steady acoustic guitars — songs like "Columns of Steam" and "Under the Rotunda" (a track sure to invite Belle and Sebastian comparisons) are both moving and memorable. It's actually a shame that the band doesn't take itself more seriously — semi-goofy ballads like "Wyoming" are charming and appealing, but the Lucksmiths' songwriting is strong enough that they could do even better with more dramatic material.


Formed: Australia

Genre: Alternative

Years Active: '90s, '00s

Australian indie pop trio the Lucksmiths teamed singer/percussionist Tali White, guitarist Marty Donald, and bassist Mark Monnone, longtime school friends who initially bonded over their mutual admiration for the Smiths. After going their separate ways to attend university and travel, the threesome reconvened in their native Melbourne in early 1993, playing their debut gig that April opening for the Sugargliders. The Lucksmiths' debut tape was soon released, and in 1994 the group resurfaced with...
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